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Feb 28, 2019

Rochester man pleads guilty to stealing mail

A Rochester postal worker who admitted to stealing mail is facing a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Chansen Diaz, 30, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal mail before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W. Payson. Diaz was a U.S. Postal Service contractor at the Greater Rochester International Airport. […]

Oct 5, 2018

Three men charged with stealing mail

Three Rochester men have been accused of stealing U.S. mail. Chansen R. Diaz, 30, Cordell L. James, 28, and Michael R. Harris, 31, have been charged with conspiracy and theft of mail. They are facing a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. Their scheme started in August. Diaz and James worked for a […]

Jan 24, 2018

Postal worker accused of stealing from mail

A former U.S. Postal Service employee has been arrested and charged with stealing mail. James Ludwig, 45, of Fairport, has been charged with theft of mail matter by a postal employee, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ludwig is facing a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. On Dec. 27, […]

Dec 8, 2017

Former postal worker sentenced for stealing smartphones

A Rochester man working for the U.S. Postal Service got 90 days in jail for stealing smartphones from the mail. Bobby Bullard Jr., 35, who was convicted of theft by government employee, also was ordered to pay $648 in restitution and serve one year supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge David G. Larimer. Bullard […]

Aug 23, 2017

Judge punishes postal worker who faked cancer, got paid to miss 2 years of work

The tale that Caroline Boyle started spinning in 2015 was grim. She told colleagues that cancer attacked her white blood cells and ravaged her immune system, leaving Doyle too weak to come into work at the U.S. Postal Service office in Aurora, Colorado. Boyle needed to rest and work from home, according to notes scribbled […]

Aug 15, 2017

Postal worker admits stealing from the mail

Percy Jackson, 29, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to theft of mail by a postal employee before U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. In the spring of 2017, while working as a mail processing clerk at the United States Postal Service Buffalo Processing & Distribution Center, Jackson opened envelopes and removed gift cards and cash […]

Feb 2, 2017

Postal worker admits to not delivering 210 items

A former mail carrier is expected to get a sentence of six months in jail and a $5,000 fine for failing to deliver more than 200 pieces of mail. On June 6, the defendant, Matthew Williams, was pulled over by a Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy because of excessively tinted windows on his car, according to […]

Sep 14, 2016

Postal worker pleads guilty

A former U.S. Postal Service worker has admitted to stealing from the Sodus Point Post Office in Wayne County. Jennifer Passeck, 26, pleaded guilty to theft of public money before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. Passeck is facing a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both. Passeck was […]

Mar 3, 2016

Postal worker admits stealing from the mail

U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Thursday that Sheila Fullmer, 60, of Caledonia, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W. Payson to engaging in theft during the course of performing her official government duties. Fullmer stole about $6,500 worth of gift cards and cash. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in […]

Feb 19, 2016

Post Office apologizes for blood-stained mail

OLEAN — The U.S. Postal Service has apologized to residents along an upstate New York mail route who received mail stained with blood. A Postal Service spokeswoman for the agency’s western New York district told the Olean Times Herald that the blood was from a mail carrier whose finger was cut after a vehicle accident […]

Feb 7, 2013

Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs

WASHINGTON — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress. The service expects the Saturday mail cutback to begin the week of Aug. 5 and to save about $2 billion annually, said […]

Nov 15, 2012

Post office reports record loss of $15.9B for year

WASHINGTON — The struggling U.S. Postal Service on Thursday reported an annual loss of a record $15.9 billion, capping a tumultuous year in which it was forced to default for the first time on billions in payments to avert bankruptcy. The financial losses for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 compared to a $5.1 billion […]

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